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it was service delivery by our contract and community partners. this is something that was enthusiastically supported, or just a question of how do we operational is that. 0-- operationalize that. above the $5 million target is the mirror had directed us to reduce our fte count by 1%. it is about $800,000 in translates to over seven positions. supervisor chu: assuming you will keep some of the vacancies above attrition and d? -- empty? you talked about having 200 vacancies above what is assumed. >> the fte will come off, but we will continue to have -- but we
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are trying to catch up in our vacancies in to get to the level where we hit the salary savings target. we are showing a couple of slides, increased demand for our services. we are doing a lot of things or you can only get so far. we are exceeding our target by about $1 million. $1.8 million when you count the fte. we are exceeding our turn get honda and the target for 13-14 will be a little lower. the position flex-down will continue to achieve savings. we think we can get revenue through the aging and adult
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services programs. a really big shift for the department, in case of an increase, the single indigent adult age 19-64 will be eligible for medical. formerly the ga program will be eligible for medical. it means a shift in the way that we can deliver the cash part of that assistance package. we are exploring looking at merging the work of certified eligibility for county assistance. by combining them, we think we
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can -- and the eligibility workers are funded with largely county dollars. by adding that component into medicaid, we think we can draw the federal and state revenue which can save 7500 single adults. they are determined to buy a worker that drives the additional -- supervisor kim: could you clarify, also, in terms of
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how you do this work with high assume the department of public health, is this actually strictly through hsa? >> the bifurcation on the delivery of medical is the couty nty agency that determines eligibility whereas the services -- but we have to shift them over to meticadical. it will be on the front end. in addition, our office is at 1235 mission, and we think that through technology, we can
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potentially a lemonade or close the building and serve the population in the current facility. we are in the exploratory phase, but it is a hefty lease cost for us. we are, again, exploring that. supervisor chu: a city facility? >> it's owned by the school district. the contract of savings, we are proposing to increase that to 1 million. the idea is not to reduce services but to capture savings that will accrue for community partners. there are seven more positions.
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any further questions on that? i want to highlight, briefly, the mayor's emphasis on jobs is one of the highest if not the highest priority. we have a very large jobs program that has been proven very successful with the federal stimulus hah, a large subsidized jobs program that takes state money at a local money to pay private employers to hire individuals that are lower income as well as city internship type positions. we're proposing to continue the program at roughly $7 million. leverage state dollars.
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the funds that go toward paying aid will go for wages for individuals. our target was 1000 for the fiscal year, and we have had over 1037 placements, including over 200 in the private sector. the effectiveness of this program is sort of the inital ial placement. we are finding half or more places in the private sector continue when the subsidy ends, it shows us -- or rather than letting them go through their
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rehired process. there are a couple of the valuations that we will partner with. we will really test whether this might be the future for employment training and go ahead and find a job, transition into real work. supervisor kim: i do know a couple of individuals that have been part of this program. i wanted to ask you what the success rate is of the placement ha? it would be great to see what the success rate is for the continuation post subsidy. i am interested in what the of valuations come through with.
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>> we received the grants recently. we might have preliminary outcomes in the year. again, it is around 45%, when you have that against standalone training programs, including the retention peace, it is higher than average. it is considered an exemplary program. supervisor kim: i am looking forward to hearing what was successful had what was not. >> since you brought it up, on the public sector side, it is three areas. we're looking at the numbers tell to see what their retention
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rate is, we have been able to qualify many of these people through the eligibility. you're finding individuals are coming to work for us as caseworkers which is fantastic. we have been able to experience that and work more effectively with folks on public assistance. >> i did some of reach with the department of the environment, and we could hear businesses in district 11, many businesses that have a different range of languages that you could ever imagine. just a couple questions, how
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many are clients and how many are other city residents? >> because of the funding mechanism, we get to leverage a significant percentage of money. we do have some targeted to the single adults. a lot of a single adult men are this and 1-- we can help ou ttty unit there. looking at the numbers, is probably 80 per calwo unrks. -- 80% calworks.
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80% of calworks families headed by single women. supervisor avalos: how much is in the private-sector and public-sector? >> you can see about 90%. we would like to grow that. when we have the federal program, it was 100%. because we are limited to $5,000 reimbursement, there remains a enough to get a nice number. supervisor cohen: thank you. hi, trent. i have a question about the j obs now program is good. i want to talk to you about the facility over at the southeast
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community college. the potential move, does it impact the budget in any way? >> de se facilities commission voted recently to reprogram the space, and the result of that would be they no longer have space at the facility. we currently have 11,000 square feet and we're able to deliver the full range of employment. with also do job fairs, it is predominately our families. once we are formally convicted, we do want to find alternative
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space in the bayview. one-third or more of our clients are closer to 38%, the presence we have had out there has proved really effective in engaging that community. we're currently working with the department of real estate and looking for space to purchase a out there. we don't know what the timing is, we imagine that it might take awhile. as soon as we secure something, we will move rather than getting a 30 day notice. i asked him to reconsider, and having us remain.
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we voted to reprogram the space. supervisor cohen: this move, does it have any impact to the budget? >> the cost was significantly lower than we think the market will demand. it is too early to know how much it will cost. supervisor cohen: have you begun looking for an alternative location. >> which have begun to look at a couple of buildings to help us navigate back. i looked at my finance director's face. supervisor chu: on your $7
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million for both years, is that inclusive of the reimbursement backhous -- >> it's total budget. supervisor chu: thanks. >> so you can get a sense of where we're going in terms of programs that are increasing, was formally called food stamps in the -- is the cal fresh program. particularly, among families, which is a good thing. we have an increasing our access, as individuals access to our program, and easier access
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to benefits. we have seen 40% of applications now through the online system. with the service center, we have been able to serve the population with a relatively minimal staff increase. we anticipate having the same sort of approach. it could be 30,000 or more new clients. even though we anticipate the staff, it will be fully funded through federal and state dollars, how much will they allocate to us? we can see how we can accommodate that many. supervisor chu: be you anticipate your trend for food stamps to grow at this rate?
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>> we increase food stamp partition inflation -- the participation rate. we want to keep pushing and partner in with food bank and the farmers' markets, any sort of of reach approach we can do. again, should we need federal and state reimbursement -- [unintelligible] the rest of our presentation is just a few more slides. we will speak to does.
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-- to those. >> good afternoon, supervisors. i wanted to highlight a couple of our programs and just briefly. the first program is the community living fund, and as you can see, since 2008, we have served over 1500 clients. the reason i wanted to highlight that, this is a program that is completely homegrown. it is $3 million in general fund, it provides services, they have the ability to help those that they serve. we find it has been very
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successful in filling the gap for seniors and people with disabilities. the second program we wanted to highlight just to show the growth in caseload, it has kind of tapered off the last couple of years. we know that the population will continue to grow, and we of the there will be some efforts by the state to contain some of the costs. i wanted to show you that it has tapered off of the. >> can you speak quickly about where we expect state impact to be? i am not sure that those were implemented or not. >> if you still have questions, i can answer those.
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the biggest impact that white -- we might see is the governor's care initiative for long-term supports in services. there is an effort to put long- term care services into managed care. we don't know exactly what that is going to look like, the state is trying to figure that out. in some case management services, it will be involved in that. the thought is that the same amount of money might go into those services, but the san francisco health plan and and come to be asked to manage those. we assume that down the road sometime, the health plans would actually end up having to manage
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the rate. that would be a real impact on the people research. they might start looking at how those services are offered. it is the most cost-effective or other ways we can provide those services as well. one of the things we're doing to stay at the forefront of this thing, we have a long-term care integration of0. investigation effort going on. -- integration and investigation effort going on. we are delving into what it would mean to bring these services to san francisco. we have also involved the public health and a number of community partners. the idea is to come out with a
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plan for integrated services in san francisco. we know what the cost of that will apply, and they are attempting to look at that through a consumer perspective, how do we best integrate services? and also, understand how to get those services where to go. in the current year, you were alluding to the cuts. the first was the 20% cut in hours across the board. that has been struck out and it looks like it will not take place at all. the second cut that is still on the table as a cut to domestic and related services.
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i don't know if you can see the slide. the first part of the slide shows that over 12,000 clients will be impacted by that cut if it were to take place. they don't lose services altogether, but they lose a portion of their hours. the actual cut would mean 128,000 hours cut. we don't think the legislature will be that interested. it has a lot of challenges. supervisor chu: interested in what? >> we don't think the legislature will like this cut because it is politically difficult to make this. it impacts a lot of people, particularly those that provide services to them.
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supervisor chu: in the current year, there was a proposal to reduce hours by 20%, roughly? >> they backfill the portion of the budget just in case it was struck down. >> in terms of the domestic services component, is it something being proposed for the upcoming year? >> we don't know what will happen to that portion of the plan. that is all i have right now. supervisor chu: to help me get my head around getting integrated into the management care plan, i know there are not a loton of details, but with the state be paying a certain
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percentage, the general fund and to the fed paying a certain percentage? it would go and the money would flow directly to some kind of a managed-care provider? >> we don't know what the maintenance effort will be, we have not been giving guidance on that yet. we think we have an opportunity here to impact the way the state makes its decisions, that is why we are doing the long-term care integration process. > supervisor wiener: i have a question related to seniors. as you probably know, some of
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the work we are starting to do around this issue, you know it is a growing population and we really try to visit some of the unique needs. we're going to be putting together a task force to come up with some kind of policy recommendations, and want to make sure it is not one of those task forces that put out a report and it gathers dust. i wanted to get the departmentt't's sense of lgbt seniors, what we could be doing. including in the context of the budget, and one of the things we are seeing is not collecting
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enough data. just really understanding the scop oe of the issue. i wanted to, you know, get your thoughts on that. and thank-you for committing resources to work with us on this. >> we are very interested in working with the task force. based on the way the language is written, will be talking a lot with some of the people that are involved in getting the task force going. we're starting to look away we collect data, even if we are doing is good job as we could be, we're working to get some of that, the right questions into the systems that we use. in the past, there was this thinking they don't ask certain questions, and disrespect
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people's privacy, and we lost out on data because of that. we're looking at the system to see how we can do a better job. some of the people that were involved are on the a advisory council, and they have been pushing for that. i think we've been doing a good job with the limited funding we have to get deprogramming in making sure that we are training hall of the constituents and providers on how how to provide services to people. but we can certainly do better. we're willing to work with the task force and are looking to its. >> a couple other significant things on the horizon, the aging with hiv, which is something that we are learning about, but it is going to be a bigger and biggss

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